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esquites/ creamy corn cups

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

These are just like you can buy at the marketplace in Mexico. Chef Arron

(2 ratings)
yield 4 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For esquites/ creamy corn cups

  • 4 md
    ears of corn, husked and silk removed
  • 4 Tbsp
    crema mexicana ( like dairy sour cream)
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    crumb;ed queso fresco or mild feta cheese
  • ground chili powder
  • salt
  • lime wedges

How To Make esquites/ creamy corn cups

  • 1
    Bring a large saucepan of water sugared(about 3 Tablespoons sugar.) to a boil over medium-hi heat. Add the corn and cook until tender about 7 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the corn to a platter and allow them to cool ever so slightly. Using a serrated knife or a corn remover utensil, remove kernels from the cob. Place corn in a bowl with the Crema Mexicana, butter, and cheese, Divide mixture between 4 individual small glasses or cups. Sprinkle chili powder and salt on top to taste. Squeeze on a little lime juice. Oh this is to die for !!!